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Office of Internal Controls (CG-85)

United States Coast Guard

Welcome to the Office of Internal Controls, COMDT (CG-85), located at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington D.C.

Responsibilities

Under the general direction and supervision of the Director of Financial Operations/Comptroller, the Office of Internal Controls shall:

  1. Serve as the Coast Guardís single point of contact responsible for internal control within all Coast Guard Directorates and communicating with all applicable external and internal customers.

  2. Develop, implement and maintain a management control program in accordance with the Federal Managerís Financial Integrity Act (FMFIA), OMB Circular A-123, GAO Internal Control Standards and DHS Internal Control guidance.

  3. Oversee, manage, and integrate management accountability by:

    • Monitoring results from the Coast Guardís Compliance Inspection program.


    • Maintaining the Management Accountability and Control Systems process per OMB Circular A-123.


  4. Develop and implement a robust process for the Commandant to review and assess programsí management controls in order to support the Coast Guardís annual statement of assurance as required by FMFIA.


  5. Compile, review and submit the annual Coast Guard assurance statement for transmittal to DHS in compliance with requirements and schedules as outlined in OMB Circular A-123 and guidance from DHS, coordinating with the appropriate offices for input.


  6. Oversee the periodic refreshment of each programís evaluation of their control environment, risk assessments, control activities, monitoring and information and communication standards.


  7. Lead program development of internal controls and partner with Coast Guard program and field leadership for financial reporting, performance reporting, financial systems, compliance with laws, and operational effectiveness and efficiency building and infusing competency into their core management staff.

Questions about the difference between the efforts of CG-85 and the external auditor? Check out the April 2014 Financial Audit Status Update that includes an informative breakdown of the different roles.

Contact Information

 
CG-85 Office of Internal Controls

CG-85 Office Chief

Mr. Dale Amidon

202-372-3445

CG-85 Deputy

CDR Erich Klein

202-372-3454

Internal Controls Over Operations

LCDR Mike Danish

202-372-3464

Budgetary Resource Management

LT Steven Volk

202-372-3422

Funds Balance with Treasury Management

Ms. Viktoria Wooten

202-372-3504

Human Resources & Payroll Management

Ms. Jennifer Cole

202-372-3418

Payment Management

Mr. Labib Dangol

202-372-3426

Property Management

LT Jerod Hitzel

202-372-3497

Financial Reporting

Ms. Meghan Nigborowicz

202-372-3409

Inventory Management

LT Andrea Manuel

202-372-3679

Scripts Management

Ms. Diane Huggins

202-372-3677

Revenue and Receivables Management

Vacant

202-372-3430

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Links of Interest

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